Dadson Awunyo-Vitor, PhD
DadsonAwunyo-Vitor is a Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), UK and a member of Institute of Chartered Accountant (ICA) Ghana, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIT) Ghana. Dadson obtained PhD in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ghana. He is a graduate of Imperial College, University of London, where he studied for MSc Agricultural Economics.
He also had his Bachelor degree from University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in Agriculture with first class honours. He studied for Postgraduate Diploma in Management Information System (MIS) at the Ghana Institute of Public Administration (GIMPA), and Postgraduate Diploma in Education at the University of Cape coast. He has also completed the professional certificate course in securities trading and investment analysis at the Ghana Stock Exchange.
DadsonAwunyo-Vitor has several years of experience as Agricultural Economist, Investment Advisor, Accountant, and tax practitioner, Lecturer, Auditor and Consultant. He worked briefly with Capital Alliance Company as an investment advisor and a Broker on Ghana Stock Exchange before joining University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi as Assistant Internal Auditor.
He was transferred to the Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management as a full time lecturer and later transferred to the Department of Accounting and Finance, KNUST School of Business where he taught courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He worked with the Audit Unit ofAsamoaBonsu& Co (Chartered Accountants). He undertook consultancy assignments for both governmental and non-governmental organisation including MoFA, GIZ, CIDA, IFAD, Solidaridard etc. He also serves as external examiner to both local and Internal Universities including University of South African and North West University, South Africa where he examined PhD candidates.He is the immediate past Director of the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS), Madina.